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Hob / Brownie

Hob family

Hobs

Hobs are strictly domestic spirits, and they tend to attach themselves to single households for generations, often raising their children to join them. [1]

Details About Edit

Type of Faerie or Connection Edit

  • land fae
  • They are similar to a Brownie

Abilities, Skills, Powers Edit

Characteristics / NatureEdit

  • No one keeps a house cleaner than a Hob, and there’s never any dust on the liquor cabinet. [2]

Habitat / Knowe Edit

Physical DescriptionEdit

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Characters Edit

Name What About
Kerry Changeling, three-quarters Hob childhood friend to Toby Daye and Stacy Brown

Hob in Mythology Edit

Like the Brownie, the Hob is a household fairy that helps with chores around the house. The hob in particular, looks after the health of children. He is especially good in curing a child’s cough. He is naked and has long hair. If you give it clothes, it will be offended and leave the service of your house. ~ Hob ~ Myth Beasts

See Also Edit

References Edit

  1. Rosemary and Rue, ch. 13
  2. A Local Habitation, ch. 1

Content Refs:

List of Fae
Land Fae

Aes SidheAfancBannickBansheeBarghestBarrow WightBlodynbrydBogeyBridge TrollBrownieCait SidheCandelaCentaurCeryneian HindChangelingCoblynauCornish PixieCu SidheDaoine SidheDjinnDochas SidheDopplegangerDryadEllyllonFetchGean-CannahGlastigGremlinGwragenHamadryadHobKitsuneLamiaManticoreNight-hauntPeriPiskiePixiePucaRaven-maidRedcapRose GoblinSatyrShyi ShuaiSileneSpriteSwanmayTuatha de DannanTylwyth TegUriskWill o' Wisps

Sea Fae

AsraiCephaliCetaeFuathHippocampusKelpieMerrowNaiadNixieRoaneSea WightSelkieSirenUndine

Air Fae

FollettiSluage Sidhe

Fire Fae

Salamander